Gurmail Singh

Disappeared on March 30, 1991

Male, age 30

Demographics

Education

No education

Employment

Day laborer

Married

Yes

Children

3

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Mazbi

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding disappearance

Yes, March 30, 1991

Place of abduction

Village fields

Witness(es) to abduction

Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Disappeared on March 30, 1991

Additional data forthcoming

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Officials involved in abduction

Gurdeep Singh, Inspector, Punjab Police, Bhawanigarh

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, Punjab Police, from Bhawanigarh, Sangrur

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family member(s) dropped out of school

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

2

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

Yes

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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